UFC 193: Fight Week Scheduled Activities

UFC 193 Melbourne

UFC 193 is shaping up to be one of the biggest events in history and offers a unique opportunity for the promotion to plant roots in Victoria with title fights to be contested for the first time down under. With a plethora of local stars on display and one of the biggest starts of all time, Ronda Rousey, the UFC has positioned itself to capture the attention of Aussie fight fans.

Fight week will kick off on Thursday 12th November with the open work outs which will feature the main and co-main event as well as Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva. The weigh-ins are scheduled for Saturday morning, 14th November. For the full list of fight week activities, times, dates and locations, please see below:

Thursday 12th November 2015

What: UFC 193 Open Works Outs

Where: Federation Square (Corner Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne)

When: 10.30am-2:00pm

Who: Participants include

  • Ronda Rousey – UFC bantamweight champion
  • Holly Holm – No. 8 UFC bantamweight contender
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk – UFC strawweight champion
  • Valerie Letourneau – No. 9 UFC strawweight contender
  • Mark Hunt – No. 8 UFC heavyweight contender
  • Antonio Silva – No. 11 UFC heavyweight contender

What: Ozharvest Ultimate Cook Off: UFC Community Works

Where: Federation Square (Corner Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne)

When: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Who: Participants include

  • Tom Wright – UFC Executive Vice-President & General Manager, Australia, New Zealand & Canada
  • Cain Velasquez – No. 1 UFC heavyweight contender & former UFC heavyweight champion
  • Joseph Benavidez – No. 1 UFC flyweight contender
  • Claudia Gadelha – No. 1 UFC strawweight contender
  • Ross Pearson – UFC lightweight
  • Julianna Pena – No. 7 UFC bantamweight contender
  • Karen Spindel – OzHarvest Victorian State Manager
  • Nick Johnston – OzHarvest Program Manager
  • OzHarvest ambassador chefs


Saturday 14th November

What: UFC 193 Weigh-ins

Where: Etihad Stadium, 740 Bourke St, Docklands

When: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.


Sunday 15th November

What: UFC 193

Where: Etihad Stadium, 740 Bourke St, Dockland

When: 9:15 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

*Schedule is subject to change

9:15 a.m AEDT. – Doors open to the public

10:15 a.m. – First bout begins on UFC FIGHT PASS

12:00 p.m. – Prelims live on FOX Sports Australia

2:00 p.m. – Main card live on pay-per-view

6:00 p.m. (Approx.)– UFC 193 concludes

*All times local Victorian (Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Times).

UFC 193 will take place at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 15 November, 2015. Tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster.com.au.

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